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From 2011/03/03 19:30:00 to 2011/03/03 23:59:59

Whitespace Blekerijstraat 75, Gent, Belgium
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Agenda points

  • functional programming workshop
  • functional programming workshop
  • cable guy refuses to die
  • something wrong with wiki server causing browser to download file instead of show page
  • t-shirts need to be ordered nao to be ready before newline, do we want this, can we has this?
  • Nomz like at Revspace, we also want haz!
  • 6 march Hx2 at Revspace meeting
  • Cabinets
  • coffeemachine power
  • ghent vzw
  • hack de overheid: opendata event in amsterdam


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Meeting notes

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Functional programming workshop

  • Set date before newline so we can make publicity
  • Max 20 peoples
  • Joost will pick a date after the meeting
  • fs111 is wing-man
  • Based on OCaml

Cableguy refuses to die

  • As long as no complaining is involved it's ok
  • Next time we see him, we should check about the Telenet status
  • No SLA on the connection => "maybe by tomorrow"

Wiki server problem

  • Impy did some investigation
    • Somth related to browser request headers
    • Seems to happen on all problems, more on OSX and Linux than Windows
    • Not only on wiki (e.g. Pamela)
    • Also on
  • Communicate this with Christophe Vanderplas
  • We investigate more, check logs, etc...


  • Order and receive two to three weeks
  • So we order monday
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday to design
  • By Sunday morning design should be in
  • Vote by Doodle, decide by Sunday night
  • Ordering will be done Sandb and Hans

Nomz like at Revspace, we also want haz!

  • yes
  • snickers, mars, m&m's
  • boxes type format, Makro or Colruyt
  • fs111 will buys nomz (no cheezeburgerz)

6 march Hx2 at Revspace meeting


  • First meeting 6 march: transport etc.
  • Only start drilling in the table once we know we don't want to move it to Berlin

Hack-de-overheid: opendata event in amsterdam

Coffeemachine power

  • Hans discovered that the coffee machine was unplugged
  • You need to leave it plugged it to not have it break
  • Ducttape it to the outlet!
  • We need better electricity overthere!!

Ghent vzw

  • Recognition as a Ghent vzw
  • Involves:
    • Dumping your statutes
    • Need to be active for a year
    • Do activities
    • Some paperwork
  • Rewards:
    • We can has machinezaal from de centrale for cheap
    • Also other stuff: PA and other stuff from "Stedelijke Uitleendienst"
  • Hans is willing to do the paperwork
  • First find out
  • Info : -


  • Schedule released
  • We need pages per talk
  • Chairs through Provincie Sandb, Hans (60)
  • PA from Provincie? We def need microphone - depending on how expensive. Also provincie. Johannes has a microphone.


  • Newline on frontpage is needed
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